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maxon 19.10.2020
Meet the team ALEX, that has been developing an exoskeleton specially for participation in the Cybathlon. maxon Chi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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How to build an exoskeleton

An exoskeleton must be lightweight, compact, powerful, reliable, and easy to use – what could be easier? Christian Bermes, head of the VariLeg enhanced team explains what it all comes down to.
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Cybathlon teams #drivenbymaxon

At Cybathlon 2020, all of the attention will be focused on our main players: The teams. They are competing all around the world in a unique event. Every fifth team uses maxon products. A small selection:
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“There are more than only physical barriers to overcome”

Robert Riener is the initiator of the Cybathlon. He shares his thoughts on how we can use technology to address sensitive issues.
Me and the machine
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Me and the machine

Paralyzed people can learn to walk again with the aid of electromechanical exoskeletons. However, it’s not easy. It takes a lot of engineering and hard training.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

A Greek exoskeleton for Cybathlon

HERMES is the first team in Greece which builds an exoskeleton device for participating in the Cybathlon 2020.
A different kind of superhero
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A different kind of superhero

Bionicman has a futuristic prosthetic hand that lends him superhuman powers. He uses it to give children with disabilities more confidence—and cool, 3D-printed hands.
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maxon supports the 2020 Cybathlon

The Cybathlon event, which was first held in 2016, will return in 2020 – with even more teams and more challenges.
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“It will be possible to integrate exoskeletons into clothes”

Professor Robert Riener from the ETHZ talks about his project - the Cybathlon.
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Back on her own two feet

Paraplegics can learn to walk again through intensive training. To achieve this, they need strong will, time, and modern robotic mobilization equipment.
“I just want to walk, walk, walk”
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“I just want to walk, walk, walk”

Since a car accident Andre van Rüschen can no longer feel his legs. In spite of this, he still walks every day.